Present Simple

Exercise created by Tereza Neves

Put the verbs in brackets in the Present Simple, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. The first sentence has been done for you:

1. Penguins (live) live on the ice. They (not fly) don't fly.penguins.jpg
  1. Their children (understand) German, but they (not speak) it.

  2. This building (have) seventy-two apartments. More than two hundred people (live) here.

  3. Ruth (go) shopping on Thursdays after work. Afterwards she and her husband (eat) dinner.

  4. I (not know) that girl. She (not work) here.

  5. The museum (open) at nine o'clock and (close) at five, Tuesday through Sunday. It (be) closed on Mondays.

  6. A washer/dryer is a machine that (wash) and (dry) clothes.

  7. I (be) a vegetarian. I (not eat) meat.

  8. The bus (not stop) here, it (stop) across the street.

  9. Those shoes (be) worn-out. You (need) a new pair.

  10. That bookshop (sell) books and CDs. It (have) a café on the second floor.

  11. Tom (not like) coffee. He only (drink) tea.

  12. As she (drive) to work, Lisa always (listen) to the news on the car radio.

  13. Most cats (hate) the water, but Mr. Meow (love) taking a bath!


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